Der jüdische Krieg

Feuchtwanger and Judaism, History, Imagination, Exile (Feuchtwanger Studies, 2019) focuses on the author’s approaches to Jewish history, Zionism, and Jewish identity as expressed through his historical novels and essays.

The volume was launched in November 2019 at a Feuchtwanger Memorial Library event, the first in a series with the overarching title ‘Exile and Resistance: Migrants and Refugees in Literature, History and Public Affairs.’

— Along with primary sources in which Lion Feuchtwanger reflects on the meaning and direction of Jewish history, the volume contains an article in English on Der jüdische Krieg (1932) entitled ‘Caught between Cultures: Lion Feuchtwanger’s Flavius Josephus’, and essays in the broader fields of exile studies and Jewish studies.

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